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Bret Harte of the old West

Alvin F. Harlow

Bret Harte of the old West

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Published by J. Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harte, Bret, -- 1836-1902

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alvin F. Harlow, illustrated by Hamilton Greene
    The Physical Object
    Pagination282 p. :
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15268261M


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More books by Bret Harte. Complete. Francis Bret Harte was born on Aug in Albany New York. As a young boy Harte developed an early love of books and reading.

He first published at the tender age of 11; a satirical poem titled "Autumn Musings." Expecting praise he encount. PREFACE. It is a pleasure for the Author of this book to record his indebtedness to others in preparing it.

Mrs. Edgar Pemberton, and Messrs. Arthur Pearson, Limited, the publishers of Pemberton’s Life of Bret Harte, have kindly consented to the quotation from that interesting book of several letters by Mr. Harte that throw much light upon his character. Similar permission was given. Bret Harte, 5 books George Rippey Stewart, 3 books H.

Haweis, 3 books Joseph Gaer, 2 books O'Connor, Richard, 2 books Henry Childs Merwin, 2 books Patrick D. Morrow, 2 books Erskine, John, 1 book Linda Diz Barnett, 1 book Alvin F. Harlow, 1 book Janet Branham, 1 book G.

Chesterton, 1 book Pemberton, T. Edgar, 1 book Margaret Duckett, 1. Bret Harte. Francis Bret Harte (Aug – May 5, ) was an American author and poet, best remembered for his short fiction featuring the California Gold Rush. In a career spanning more than four decades, he wrote poetry, plays, lectures, book reviews, editorials, and magazine sketches in.

Ina year-old Harte arrived in the slowly fading settlement to visit half-sister Maggie. Harte had ventured west a few years earlier from his hometown of Albany, N.Y., to join his widowed and recently remarried mother in Oakland.

"The Outcasts of Poker Flat" () is a short story written by author of the American West Bret Harte. An example of naturalism and local color of California during the first half of the nineteenth century, "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" was first published in January in the magazine Overland was one of two short stories which brought the author national attention.

Bret Harte: Argonaut and Exile, is still the best biography of Harte that’s available. The book sold well, so Stewart was encouraged to continue writing about history and the West.

His next book would be a milestone in research, approach, and vision. Bret Harte (25 August, – 5 May, ) was a short story writer whose stories featured the people of the California Gold Rush.

1) Even though he is associated with the west and western stories, Mr. Harte was born in Albany, New York as Francis Brett Hart. 2) The author’s father, an orthodox Jewish immigrant, was a successful merchant and one of the founders of the New York .In the 's, Bret Harte () became the highest paid writer in America--his fame born in his vivid stories of the old West and California gold rush mining camps.

A friend and cohort of Samuel Clemens, he later fell out of favor with Clemens and became the subject of some of Clemens' bitterest written and verbal outrages.